Reference in our AOA of Irish Anti-Doping Rules

Report
Anti-Doping Programme
Dermot Howlin
Gymnastics Ireland
Policy & Welfare Manager
(Anti-Doping Officer)
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Prior to 2009 …..
• Limited education/information provided
internally….
• Reference in our AOA of Irish AntiDoping Rules
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First Steps…..
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Meetings with ISC AD Unit
Presentation to Board
Develop AD section for Website
Communication to Clubs & Board
Commenced distribution of Wallet
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On going......
• Updating website
• Regular liaising/queries with ISC
• Some contact with FIG
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2011 –
ISC/Gymnastics Ireland
Anti-Doping Strategy
• Prompted by ISC
• Developed an annual Education programme
including the process of dealing with AD
violations + template letters
• In conjunction with ISC designed an internal
Education Workshop
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Who needs
support/information?
Gymnasts
Parents
Coaches
National Squads/Teams (11/12 yr olds +)
National Squad Head of Delegation
Staff
Board Members
Club Personnel
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Education Tools Used
at Workshop
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Wallet Card
What is Doping?
Sample Collection process
ISC Posters
Photos of Sample Vessels/Cards
National Testing Pool Leaflets/AD Rules
Food & Food Supplements
Promote ‘Real Winner’
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Development
Squads/International
Selection
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Website (Pre/Post TUE)
Emails to clubs/VP’s
Consent forms
1-2 Hour Workshop (…..5 held so far)
Educational Material
-Letter to Parents
• Queries
• Role of Head of Delegation
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In-Competition
Out-of-Competition
2010
YES
NO
2011
Rescheduled...
NO
2012
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ISC Registered
Testing Pool
2012 – One member
• New area for NGB
• One to one support for gymnast on
‘Whereabouts’ completion (initially)
• Exceptional Support from ISC!
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Age not relevant…….!
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Young gymnasts tested abroad…..
On-going issues…
Fear of Testing by young person
Child Protection concerns(always have
representative)
• Parents education/understanding…
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FIG LISTED
EVENT.....
If TUE Needed – MUST set up ADAMS Account
ANTI
DOPING
ADMINISTRATION &
MANAGEMENT
SYSTEM
TUE submitted on-line only!
(ADAMS Account set up in advance)
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What is working well?
• Backing of Gymnastics Ireland Board/CEO
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Internal Workshops (feedback/discussion)
Letters to Parents
Handing queries promptly
Regular communication to members &
parents
• Established as ADO
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Issues/Potential
issues/Comments…..
• Many Disciplines within gymnastics
• Parents/Coaches (not checking
Eirpharm/Globaldro)
• Individuals not checking the exact medication
or dosage
• Queries on supplements
• Fear of handling a positive test
• Consider setting up a Working Group between
NGB’s Anti Doping Officers’s
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